How to Work on a Protected Tree

How to Work on a Protected Tree

We see a lot of unwanted and out-of-control trees. And unsurprisingly, we hear many worried clients say they don’t know what to do about their tree because it’s protected. Myths and urban legends have grown up around tree restriction legislation to the extent where...
Hassle-Free Hedge Care with Brackendale

Hassle-Free Hedge Care with Brackendale

Formal or informal? Big or small? Bushy or compact? Hedges come in all shapes and sizes and are an enormous part of the British gardening landscape. Hedges are sturdier than fences making them less likely to topple over in strong winds. And by playing host to so much...
Plant a hedge the Brackendale way

Plant a hedge the Brackendale way

Spring is the perfect time for hedge planting. The warming soil and typical spring weather (lots of rain and a bit of sunshine) helps the plants settle into their new homes with minimal stress, and better able to cope with the extremes of summer and winter. We’ve been...
The Great Christmas Tree Debate

The Great Christmas Tree Debate

For so many of us, Christmas just isn’t Christmas without a Christmas tree. The fun of decorating it, moving furniture around to find the perfect spot, and the sparkle and shimmer of a fully decorated tree are all signs that Christmas is on its way. But, do you fake...
Autumn Tree Care. What are Tree Brackets?

Autumn Tree Care. What are Tree Brackets?

Come autumn, mushrooms and toadstools start poking their heads above ground.  But although these mysterious fungi may look beautiful, they can spell danger for our garden trees. The fungi you see on trees in the autumn are known as bracket fungi, and are an outward...